Coastline is currently accepting resumes for an Elderly Nutrition Program DirectorReporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Elderly Nutrition Program Director is responsible for the supervision and management of the Nutrition Program’s multi-funded Elderly Nutrition Program, providing meals to a culturally diverse and older population in their homes and at congregate meal sites. Working closely with local communities, food service providers, health/social service agencies, and state/federal regulatory organizations, the Director will ensure quality control in all nutrition and food-service related operations. 

The position is not eligible for remote or hybrid work and is on-site only.


  • Plan, develop, supervise, and evaluate the Coastline Elderly Nutrition Program. 
  • Ensures policies and procedures align with Coastline’s Mission and are compliant with The Older American Act
    (OAA) Title III, Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA), Commonwealth’s Elderly Nutrition Program (ENP) and
    local Boards of Health directives and regulations.
    • Continually evaluates Program activities and performance in meeting the needs of the target population and
    fulfillment of Program’s mission.
    • Plan and allocate resources to meet the Program responsibilities. Assists in developing and managing the
    program’s budget. Perform budget control techniques including personnel position management maximizing
    work efficiencies.
    • Work collaboratively with Human Resources to review potential candidates, and formulating hiring
    • Develop training programs for staff, SCSEP employment candidates, volunteers, and other related agency
    personnel. Evaluate staff, providing ongoing feedback and identifying resources and educational needs.
    • Develop and implement cost effective food service systems for congregate and home delivered meals.
    • Participate in RFP and bidding processes for catering and supply. Prepares RFPs, evaluates bids for catering
    services and participates in decisions for contract award, and contract negotiations.
    • Oversee functions performed by the caterer(s) directly to ensure that a cost-effective, high-quality food service is maintained. Ensure inspection of caterers’ kitchens as needed to meet established standards.
    • Oversee food service at Nutrition Sites with Nutrition Program Supervisors, Registered Dietitian, and others to regularly monitor the quality of senior congregate dining, and home delivered meals.
    • Establish effective working relationships with the Council on Aging Directors, and others providing nutrition
    services to the target population. Collaborate with stakeholders and support COA’s programming with special
    event activities and menus.
    • Resolve any issues related to food quality and quantity with innovative approaches to meet changing needs and consumer preferences.
  • Administer the Senior Farmers’ Market Coupon and Homebound Program. Provide consultation and work with
    community groups in supporting nutrition and other supportive services to the common targeted populations.
  • May be required to perform other duties as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Service Management, Nutrition, Hospitality, Business or related field required; or
    equivalent combination of education and culinary experience.
  • Demonstrated success in leading a team required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience and success in program development, budget planning, management and
    organization skills, preferably in food services/nutrition, hospitality or similar field.
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, SharePoint, Word) required.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to effectively present to small
    and large groups, required.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities, in a fast-paced environment. Detail oriented, organized, solution
    driven, and strong ability to build relationships required.
  • Ability to build relationships and partnerships with staff, outside vendors, and the local community.
  • Cultural competency and the ability to work with diverse staff and program participants.
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 pounds and climb stairs.
  • Ability to maneuver in various residential settings, including significant walking, stair climbing, while carrying
    bag(s) and/or meals.
  • Ability to travel for meetings, trainings, and conferences.
  • Must have dependable transportation with active auto insurance and a valid driver’s license; and be able to
    travel as necessary.
  • ServSafe Certified (or within 30 days of hire

You may also apply online by following the link below or please stop by Coastline for an application.